Brandon M. Siok serves as the managing member of the firm overseeing our client service, operations and strategic direction. While he works with clients in various industries, his practice focuses on small and medium-sized businesses with an emphasis on professional services; including dental practices, veterinarians, optometry offices and consulting firms. From start-up to retirement and all of the transitions along the way he provides clients with full-service business solutions. His long-term perspective adds unique insight into tax and business planning, while his strategic focus puts it in the right context for each situation. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of CPAs. After being an honors graduate at the University of Maryland he went on to earn his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) there as well. A few organizations he has served on include local chapters of the Society of Financial Services Professionals, state CPA societies and the Girl Scouts. He regularly presents tax and advisory seminars to various professional groups and has written related articles for business journals and trade newsletters. He and his wife of twenty years enjoy traveling, cooking, reading and spending time with their two daughters.
It’s back-to-school season, and that typically means buying a lot of stuff to prepare kids for the start of a new academic year. While 2020 may look a bit differently (some schools may enact online learning and/or hybrid models), kids will still need a few essentials—from backpacks to electronics. Here are a few tips to keep your back-to-school shopping within your budget.
For many businesses, COVID-19 forced them into a remote office model. Months into the pandemic and having had a successful experience, a lot of business owners have decided to maintain virtual workspaces. For those adopting this new normal, upping security must be a priority to keep data safe.
It’s hard to believe that we are already into July. Even with the deadline for filing your return and making a payment (if you owe) being extended to July 15, 2020, it still seemed like it came upon us fast. With only a few weeks left, be sure to get any final documents to us and answer any outstanding communications immediately.